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A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Thru Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford MarsalisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31 Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24, 2020 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Thru Dec. 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1, 2020
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15, 2020
Native Art Market 2019Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Dec. 7 – 8
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Dec. 6 – 29
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Thru Dec. 29
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26, 2020